29 September 2016 – 524.2016-17 – Freedom of information requests
Please provide the following information:
Between 1st July, 2016 and 1st September 2016
(i) How many FOIA requests were due for finalisation (within the statutory 20 working day period) ?
(ii) How many were finalised in a compliant manner?
(iii) How many were non-compliant?
(iv) How many FOIA request internal reviews were due for finalisation (within the 20 working day period) ?
(v) How many were finalised in a compliant manner?
(vi) How many were non-compliant? That is to say still not finalised at 1st September, 2016.
Please provide in all cases:
(vii) The NYPCC FOI file reference for the request/internal review falling due for finalistaion in the period between 1st July, 2016 and 1st September 2016
(viii) The date the request, internal review was submitted to NYPCC
(ix) The date the request, internal review was finalised by NYPCC
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 14 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) I have decided to refuse your request, as it has been deemed ‘vexatious’. Section 1(1) does not oblige a public authority to comply with a request for information if the request is vexatious, and no public interest test is required.
Reasons for Decision
I have not provided detail in relation to the reasons for this decision, as to do so would release personal information on to a public forum. If you do require this detail, please provide a personal email or correspondence address and I will be happy to send you a fuller response.
Pursuant to Section 17(5) of the Freedom of Information Act this letter acts as a Refusal Notice.